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Enter your company in the 2015 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards Program

The program has two new categories: Achievement in Resource Stewardship and Achievement in Community Partnerships. Deadline in Nov. 7

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy is accepting nominations for the 2015 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards. The awards recognize outstanding dairy farms, businesses and partnerships for socially responsible, economically viable and environmentally sound practices. 


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Tap water in Singapore is treated sewage that is safe to drink

Dairy plants in the United States are limited in how they can use reclaimed water. But in Singapore, what comes out of the water tap is treated sewage that is safe to drink. There’s a lesson there for us.


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Feed me

Can we feed 9.6 billion people by 2050?

Food scarcity, agricultural issues and the environment are only part of the problem.

Hunger is the most pressing issue we face, especially considering those numbers: one out of every eight people in the world today suffers from chronic undernourishment caused by food scarcity.


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Running on empty

Water: the most critical asset in your production strategy

It’s the new oil, and both need to be in the business mix

Like crude oil, water prices have surged in the last 12 years, doubling or tripling in many parts of the U.S. Think of what that does to living expenses and business costs. And like crude oil, which is still threatened despite the current production boom here in the U.S., water is getting scarcer by the minute.
 


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How green is thy dairy? Innovation Center calls for entries

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy is accepting nominations for the third year of the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards. The deadline is Nov. 15, 2013.

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, Rosemont, Ill., is accepting nominations for the third year of the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards. The deadline is Nov. 15, 2013.


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3 key elements of sustainability at DSM

Submit your best to our “Sustaining a Healthier Future” contest and you could win $5,000 plus a matching $5,000 contribution to Vitamin Angels.

Jim Hamilton, President, DSM Nutritional Products USA, talks about what “sustainability” means to DSM and to him personally as he invites food product manufacturers to share their own ideas.


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More cheese, less carbon

Chr. Hansen's cheese coagulant is said to reduce carbon footprint

Chy-Max M can 'significantly' cut CO2 emissions, says the ingredient supplier.

Chr. Hansen calculates that if all cheese makers converted to using its Chy-Max M as their cheese coagulant, the result would be a total CO2 reduction of at least 1,250,000 tons of CO2, equaling the yearly greenhouse gas emissions from more than 83,000 Western European households.
 


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Filling New England's dairy needs: Inside Oakhurst's plant

Oakhurst Dairy of Maine processes quality dairy and nondairy beverages and cultured products for its retail, commercial and private-label customers. It also operates a successful sustainability program that reduces energy, water and waste.
Ask anyone what they know about Maine and you’ll probably hear “lobster, lighthouses and L.L. Bean.” Milk? Probably not, because Maine isn’t a top dairy state. There are just four milk plants (and eight bulk tank units) in Maine, according to the most recent Interstate Milk Shippers List.
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Water

Water scarcity is major threat to the food industry

Nestle's CEO raises a warning in his keynote speech in London.

The CEO of Nestle says that overuse of fresh water poses not only a serious environmental hazard, but also a major risk to political and social stability. Water scarcity will be the cause of massive food shortages within the next 15-20 years and that now was the time for industry, governments and other stakeholders to act decisively.
 


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18 Dean Foods plants meet Energy Star challenge

Highlights of the 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report include progress toward 2020 environmental sustainability goals, animal welfare and dairy stewardship updates, and new web-based reporting format on deanfoods.com.

Highlights from the 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report include: achievement by 18 processing plants of the Energy Star Challenge for Dairy in just two years, meeting the five-year goal to reduce energy use by 10 percent three years early. 


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Velvet Ice Cream Co., Utica, Ohio

Velvet Ice Cream built its reputation on making premium products that adhere to the standard of identity for ice cream. Its lines consist of premium, all natural, churned (low-fat), no sugar added, novelties, sherbet (in cups and in push-up tubes) and a controlled ice cream brand for grocery store customers.

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President's Address --2020 Vision

They say hindsight is 20/20, but IDFA President and CEO Connie Tipton is turning that old adage on its head. She plans to look forward to the next five years with a focused vision on important changes ahead for the dairy industry. In her address Tipton will challenge industry leaders to be willing to shake things up. She will unveil plans to ramp up IDFA activities during the run up to 2020.

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Tharp & Young on Ice Cream: An Encyclopedic Guide to Ice Cream Science and Technology

An at once an all-inclusive guide to the meaning of hundreds of technical terms and ideas needed for ice cream manufacturing, as well as a practical introduction to the ingredients, freezing methods, flavoring, and packaging of ice cream, sherbet, sorbet, gelato, frozen yogurts, novelties and many other kinds of frozen desserts.

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